The path of Masters is the highest of all;
It is beyond all comprehension!
– Baba Faridudin Ganj Shakar R.A
Please find below our weekly pearls of wisdom. This week we bring to you golden pearls of Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.A. Khwaja Fariduddin Masood Ganjshakar, commonly known as Baba Farid was one of the most influential Sufi preacher and saint of Chishti Order, a Sufi order within the mystic branches of Islam which was founded in Chisht, a small town near Herat, Afghanistan about 930 CE. He was widely renowned for his intensely rigorous spiritual striving (Mujahidas) in Allah’s path. He also played an important role in propagation of Islam within greater India. He is respected both by Muslims and Hindus. His verses have been collected in Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred Sikh scripture by Guru Nanak and also considered as one of the fifteen Sikh Bhagats within Sikhism.
Khwaja Fariduddin was a descendant of Farrukh Shah Kabuli, the King of Afghanistan. When Farrukh Shah Kabuli was killed by the Mongol hordes invading Kabul, Farid’s grandfather Shaykh Shoaib left Afghanistan and settled in the Punjab in 1125. Khwaja Fariduddin born in 1173 CE (584 Hijri) at Kothewal village, 10 km from Multan in the Punjab region of Pakistan. His father’s name was Jamal-ud-din Suleiman and mother Maryam Bibi (Qarsum Bibi).
“There is only one Farid,
We hope you’ll enjoy these beautiful pearls of wisdom.
Do not fight with anyone in a way leaving no chance to come back.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.ADo not follow a truth which resembles lie.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.AAlways find an excuse to do something good.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.AIf you want the position of a saint, remain away from the kings family.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.ALook the way you are otherwise your true face will be unveiled automatically.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.AA person should perform such deeds which keep him alive for ever.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.ATruthful in love is a person who has only love and nothing else in his heart.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.ADo not degrade yourself to achieve a rank.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.ADon’t buy a slave who is ready to be sold.Baba Farid Ganj-e-Shakar R.A
kalam baba fareed…
Vekh Fareeda Mitti khulli (Qabar),
Mitti Utty Mitti Dulli (mayyat),
Miti Hssy, Miti Rovy, (insan)
Antt Miti da Miti Hovy,
Na kr Bndya Meri Meri,
Na teri na Meri,
Chaar Dina da Mela Dunia,
Fer Miti di Dheri
Na kr ethy hera pheri,
Miti naal na dhoka kr tu
Tu V miti, O V mitti….
Zaat paat di gl na kr tu,
Zaat v mitti,tu v mitti,